board created to help
Thirteen people from various background are the inaugural members of The Citadel's School of Humanities and Social Sciences Board. An additional 12 members will be selected in the coming months to create the 25-member advocacy group.
In November 2002, The Citadel Board of Visitors created the School of Humanities and Social Sciences as part of a larger reorganization effort. The consolidation of departments into schools was done to strengthen the ability of academic programs at The Citadel to attract broader support. The new board for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences is another step in that process.
"The board will help build the school for the future through personal commitments of time, community connections and financial resources," said Dean Al Finch. "The success of this board requires members to be actively committed, influential and willing to encourage other community leaders to support the school. We are excited about the caliber of people who will help us in this endeavor."
The board will meet three times a year. Members will serve two-year terms with the option to renew for a second term. The first board members are: